A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

Recent entries:
Torpedo Soup (Malaysian bull’s penis soup) (2/17)
Khachapuri (Georgian cheese-filled bread) (2/17)
“Did you hear about the carpenter who drank too many screwdrivers? He got hammered” (2/17)
“Did you hear about the carpenter who drank on the job? He got hammered” (2/17)
Wok Chi (wok energy) (2/16)
More new entries...

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


Entry from September 06, 2018
“What makes a man think about a dinner by candlelight?"/"A power failure.”

A riddle about how unromantic many men are is:

Q: What makes a man think about a candlelight dinner?
A: A power failure.


The joke was posted on the newsgroup alt.tasteless.jokes on November 27, 1998.


Google Groups: alt.tasteless.jokes
Lots of Jokes!
Ricko
11/27/98
(...)
What makes a man think about a candlelight dinner?
A power failure.

Google Groups: alt.humor
Mutts Nuts Best Short Jokes of 1998
Mutts Nuts
12/29/98
(...)
What makes a man think about a candlelight dinner?
A power failure.

7 June 2000, Daily Record (Glasgow, UK), “Laugh away all the pain with a dose of Girl Power,” pp. 4-5:
What makes a man think about a candlelight dinner?
A power failure.

Google Groups: Stolen Jokes
September 30th Stolen Jokes
jo...@stolen-jokes.com
9/30/07
(...)
What makes a man think about a dinner by candlelight? A power failure.

Google Books
Jokes for Blokes:
The Ultimate Book of Jokes not Suitable for Mixed Company

By Llewellyn Dowd and Phil McCracken
London, UK” Ebury Press
2011
Pg. 55:
What makes a man think about a candle-lit dinner? A power failure.

Google Books
Sensible Nonsense.. Frank’s Comic Pack:
Humour Pack Series

By Frank Paul
BookBaby
2014
Pg. ?:
Q. What makes a man think about a candlelight dinner?A. A power failure

Twitter
lorraine Jo King
@LahLahBean
#badjokefriday
What makes a man think about a dinner by candlelight?
A power failure.
11:20 PM - 6 Sep 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Thursday, September 06, 2018 • Permalink